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Omemee Man Charged With Assaulting Peterborough Police Officer

KAWARTHA LAKES-A 32-year-old Omemee man is facing charges after an incident in Peterborough Wednesday evening.

Police say at approximately 11:30pm on November 23, 2022, officers were called to the area of Wolfe Street and Aylmer Street about a man smashing windows.  Upon arrival, officers were approached by a man matching the description given to police and he was taken into custody.  Police noticed he had a cut on his wrist and took him to Peterborough Regional Health Centre for treatment.  During the arrest the man allegedly became aggressive kicking an officer and yelling threats at the officers.

As a result of the investigation, a 32-year-old Omemee man was charged with:

  • Assault a Peace Officer
  • Uttering Threats – Cause death or Bodily Harm
  • Mischief Under $ 5,000

The accused also wanted in another jurisdiction and was subsequently taken into custody by the other police service.

Peterborough Police no longer release the names of people charged.

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Pamela Vanmeer
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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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